Nov 11, 2012 9:00am PST
? >> when they were getting faster you didn't need to change the software to actually use that power. now that they're getting calls, if you don't change your software it will go slower. so the software has to take advantage of being able to spread the problem out over all those different computers and that makes it sound and feel a little bit like a cloud. so for an animation studio like dreamworks, we use thousands of computers and data centers to actually make those individual images. what we're doing now is sort of bringing those thousands of computers into the desk, if you like, of a single animator. >> what does that do for the animator? >> one of the biggest things when they moved from drawing on paper from pens and pencils, their natural skill turned from sort of a physical activity to key worlds, mice and something like that. so the interaction became very difficult. they became more like engineers. with all of this power, we're starting to give them back the fluid approach to expressing their craft. putting a pen back in their hand. of course a digital tablet or digital screen,
Nov 25, 2012 9:00am PST
entrepreneur. >> like a sample at costco. give us a shot. if you like it, do it again. >> if you like it. fantastic. >> this is almost exhausted. by the time people see this your money will be exhausted but other people will come in as well. >> one of the ideas is that this is a great new model of philanthropy and people say, for providing a loan which i get the vast majority back i can help entrepreneurs around the world and help other people do this. other people have contacted kiva to cothe same program. that was part of the reason. >> it's international and dom oh stick now. you can allocate where you want your money to go and what type of entrepreneurs you want to support. >> and to be clear to the viewer, you get the money back most of the time it's a small loan you make. >> it's a 2% loss rate. >> which is better than any bank has ever gotten i.'s astounding. >> so instead of giving to charity you're making it available to eventually take back if you so choose but making it available to others. >> the classic line is teach to fish rather than give fish. that becomes self-sustainin
Nov 18, 2012 9:00am PST
cal berkeley and the first and only woman to give an engineering address. joining us from "forbes." you have to find things to put your chips in. you're running out of things, aren't you? >> well, the exciting piece is we are moving into the new era o of digital lifestyle. >> are the chips that run the digital lifestyle going to be marvell chips? >> i think marvell will be one of the key leaders to empower the era of digital lifestyle. we have the history of 17 years of marvell, we have invested it for a long term, from storage to communication, to mobile, to connectivity. today, our chips from cloud infrastructure to the mobility, so we are ready to empower and connect the lifestyle any ti timener. >> marvell is not necessarily a household word the way intel is and to a lesser degree. amd. there are a million marvell chips out there, right? >> yes. >> a tremendous number. >> the key is, as a semiconductor leader solution provider today, it's very very important we have to be very sensitive about having the software capability because today, it's no long ear stand alone chip, no l
Nov 4, 2012 9:00am PST
foreigners, we want people who are going to create jobs for americans who are going to make us more competitive. everyone agrees with that. but they won't give each other political victory. so bills passed, for example, the stem bill recently which had support on both sides. the democrats defeated it because it had one provision that the republicans put in there that they didn't like. so they killed the stem bill. >> do you think it will get better after the presidential election? >> i sure hope so. i mean, i think we'll have a year or two of peace. my hope is we'll have a year or two of peace and we'll do sensible things for a change. the last four years have been incredibly stupid. >> you have a situation where these people learn, somebody comes to this country, gets an education, and starts working, green card issues, xha have you, they go back to india or china where they can establish kind of like a copycat company in some instances, create their own huge economies within those countries. is that -- >> you go there and see entrepreneurship booming in india and china and brazil.